Jóhann Jóhannsson
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Columns

Jóhann Jóhannsson on Composing as Storytelling
7 May 2015 // 10:30 PM

PopMatters talks with Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson about his role in the Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything, for which he won a Golden Globe.

A Melancholy Never Far Away: An Interview with Jóhann Jóhannsson
4 Mar 2014 // 9:30 PM

PopMatters speaks with Jóhann Jóhannsson about his latest venture into music for cinema, his moody and melancholy score for the police thriller, McCanick.

//Reviews

Jóhann Jóhannsson: Orphée
22 Sep 2016 // 2:32 AM

Orphée is the first album by Jóhann Jóhannsson not associated with a film since 2009’s Fordlandia, and from the opening track, it shows itself as a work to be heard on its own terms.

Jóhann Jóhannsson: The Theory of Everything
9 Nov 2014 // 9:05 PM

Jóhann Jóhannsson evokes the sound of space and time falling in love together... in the '60s.

//Blogs

Jóhann Jóhannsson - "A Song for Europa" (video) (premiere)
28 Nov 2016 // 5:00 AM

PopMatters premieres the video for "A Song for Europa" from Jóhannsson's most recent artist album Orphée.

Jóhann Jóhannsson - "Drone Mass" Met Museum World Premiere
7 May 2015 // 9:25 AM

Oscar-nominated Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson premiered his new work Drone Mas in the unique setting of the Met Museum's Temple of Dendur in March.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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